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Dasara 2020: Upkeep of CCTVs on procession route taken up
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Dasara 2020: Upkeep of CCTVs on procession route taken up

September 5, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has taken up the upkeep of CCTV cameras installed on Jamboo Savari procession route, from Mysore Palace and Torchlight Parade Ground in the city ahead of Dasara festival. The BEL has installed 59 high-definition CCTV cameras on thoroughfares and important junctions. The company would take up the maintenance regularly….

Dasara 2020: Festival Committees formed
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Dasara 2020: Festival Committees formed

September 4, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The State Government yesterday constituted two Committees for Mysuru Dasara-2020 —  The Dasara High Power Committee headed by Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa and Dasara Executive Committee headed by Mysuru District in-Charge Minister S.T. Somashekar. The High Power Committee headed by the CM will have  all the three Deputy Chief Ministers — Govind Karjol, Dr….

Dasara High Power Committee meeting in Mysuru next week
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Dasara High Power Committee meeting in Mysuru next week

September 2, 2020

Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa to chair the meeting; To discuss celebrations with local elected representatives, officers  Meeting to decide on holding spectacular Torchlight Parade  Mysore/Mysuru: The Dasara High Power Committee meeting will be held in Mysuru next week instead of the usual Bengaluru location. Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will chair the meeting and a communiqué…

Painting work begins in Mysore Palace for Dasara
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Painting work begins in Mysore Palace for Dasara

August 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With 45 days left for the beginning of ten-day Dasara festival in Mysuru, painting of the outside building of Amba Vilas Palace has commenced. The State Government has decided to hold the Nada Habba in a simple manner in view of Covid-19. However, the Palace Board has allowed the painting work near the West…

Farmers oppose Dasara-2020
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Farmers oppose Dasara-2020

August 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha and Hasiru Sene have urged the State Government not to hold Dasara this year in view of Covid-19 and spend the money planned for Nada Habba on Corona prevention. Addressing a press conference here on Friday, Badagalapura Nagendra said people have lost jobs due to Corona and farmers have lost…

Dasara-2020: No Jumboo Savari ?
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Dasara-2020: No Jumboo Savari ?

August 26, 2020

Vijayadashami procession within Palace premises Public not allowed; no cultural events  Final decision at Chief Minister’s High-Power Committee meeting in Bengaluru Mysore/Mysuru: Perhaps for the first time in the history of Nada Habba Dasara in Mysuru, there may not be Jumboo Savari procession from Mysore Palace to Bannimantap Torchlight Parade Grounds on Vijayadashami Day and…

Dasara 2020 to be a low-key affair
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Dasara 2020 to be a low-key affair

August 21, 2020

Bengaluru: It is official. Dasara 2020 will be a low-key affair due to COVID-19 pandemic but the celebrations will stick to the age-old traditions. This was announced by Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa in Bengaluru this morning before leaving to Mandya in a chopper to offer Bagina to Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam that is full…

COVID shadow over Dasara 2020
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COVID shadow over Dasara 2020

August 8, 2020

Forest Department writes to State Government seeking clarity on bringing elephants to Mysuru Mysore/Mysuru: With 2020 Dasara destined to be a low-key affair owing to COVID-19 pandemic, the Forest Department has written to the State Government seeking clarity on identifying and bringing elephants from the forests for the celebrations. Usually, the process of selecting elephants…

COVID-19 casts dark shadow over Dasara-2020
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COVID-19 casts dark shadow over Dasara-2020

May 6, 2020

By S.T. Ravikumar Mysore/Mysuru: An estimated 10 lakh people visit Mysuru every year during the 10-day State-sponsored Dasara extravaganza. However, this year, dark clouds of COVID-19 have cast over the celebrations. With strict norms of social distancing here to stay at least till the pandemic is brought under complete control, stakeholders are wondering how to…

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